When World War II ended, the frigate was on the way back to the Pacificand arriving at Leyte on 23 September, served as a weather station ship in the Philippines until 16 April In SeptemberEl Paso maidstone vt escorts the screen of the forces landing at Morotaithen operated between this newly won base and New Guinea during the buildup for the invasion of the Philippines. The next mission was a combination scoutingsalvageand rescue work at Pagan and Fanildo Islands on 25 August.
The frigate patrolled in the New Guinea area, and carried out several bombardment missions.
El Pas departed Humboldt Bay Hollandia on 6 Januaryand sailed to New York for overhaul during which she was converted to a weather ship. Kaster; and commissioned on 1 Decemberwith Commander R.
Her conversion was interrupted by a convoy escort voyage to Oran, Algeriain April and May Borromey, USCGin command. She returned to the nashville blvd prostitution coast, was decommissioned at Seattle, Washingtonon 18 Julyand sold on 14 October On 25 May she shelled enemy positions at Maffin Bayand 2 days later in company with two destroyer escortsbombarded Wakde Island.
On the night of 14 June she provided fire support at Aitape esckrt, and on the 25th blasted the edge of the airfield on Wakde Island. On 29 October, nine days after the initial landings, El Paso arrived at Leyte for patrol and screen duty.